By Sarah on October 23, 2011
Who would have guessed that an empty radio studio in a manufacturing building would be creepy at midnight when you’re there all by yourself? Crazy, isn’t it? Made a couple of good musical discoveries, though, of artists I’d never heard before randomly selecting them to play. That’s always a plus. Here’s what I played to […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged a.c. newman, andrew bird, azita, bon iver, bonnie prince billy, brian wright and the waco tragedies, chin up chin up, dan mangan, deer tick, devotchka, feist, guster, helen money, jc brooks & the uptown sound, joe firstman, johnny flynn, kate mcgarrigle, laura marling, malajube, mar caribe, mates of state, melissa ferrick, mike and the censations, my brightest diamond, neil young, neko case, over the rhine, pinetop seven, rachael cantu, regina spektor, ryan adams, sarah siskind, sharon van etten, st. vincent, tegan and sara, the acorn, the cell phones, the david mayfield parade, the mountain goats, the traveling wilburys, thea gilmore, twin sister, vashti bunyan, we were promised jetapacks
By Sarah on November 8, 2010
A bit of a quiet week overall, and yet I still will be finding myself at two, maybe three, shows. I’ll be at Dawes on Wednesday and Johnny Flynn on Friday, and thinking about catching the Heavy on Saturday. Busy week. If you see me, say hi!
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged blane fonda, candy town, dawes, derek nelson and the musicians, double door, evanston space, ezra furman, green river ordinance, hood smoke, janis ian, jessica robbins, johnny flynn, kate nash, lincoln hall, martyrs', maruka, mayne stage, metro, miggs, mindy smith, my gold mask, natalia kills, natalia zuckerman, old town school of folk music, owen, park west, peggy sue, peter wolf crier, rachele eve, rambos, robyn, schubas, the chapin sisters, the fab faux, the heavy, the pines, the vic, tim seisser quintet, unicycle loves you, vetiver, wallpaper
By Sarah on June 20, 2010
“Kentucky Pill” is the first single off of his new album, Been Listening. He comes from the same school of new British folk artists like Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons, and Noah and the Whale, so you should definitely love him and his music.
By Sarah on April 11, 2010
Know what kind of snuck up on me? The end of the month. So much so that March has already been over for a good while before I realized that I needed to post it. Anyhow, here’s your monthly widget of awesome songs that have caught my attention.
Posted in Monthly Mixes | Tagged ac newman, anna nalick, carlos varela, cass mccombs, dirt poor robins, fleetwood mac, garrison starr, hockey, jenny dalton, johnny flynn, josiah leming, molina & johnson, peter bradley adams, sara melson, the cinematic orchestra, the damnwells, the watson twins, tina dico, trevor tchir